Education

Education
7:42 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Ohio State Knew About Marching Band Hazing Decades Ago

The OSU marching band made a surprise visit to the House chamber at the statehouse last year.
Credit Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

As the controversy over the firing of Ohio State University's marching band director continues, records indicate the university knew about hazing and questionable initiations as far back as 32 years, and a former music school official told former staff members to put an end to it.

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Education
8:30 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Ohio State Joins Alliance To Help More Post-Secondary Students Make It To Graduation

Ohio State University is joining with ten other public research universities across the country to find way to boost their graduation rates in an effort aimed especially at lower income students.

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Education
9:27 am
Tue September 2, 2014

Wilberforce University Announces Changes To Its Board Of Trustees

Mark Wilson, CEO of eVerifile, has taken over as chairman of the board of trustees of Wilberforce.

Wilberforce University has announced changes on its Board of Trustees. The leadership change is part of the school's "Force of Change" strategy to help it survive academic and fiscal problems. The Wilberforce Alumni Association and university officials say the strategy will include naming a new president and reorganizing the board of directors.

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Education
6:00 am
Mon August 25, 2014

Businesses Get On The Common Core Bus

Credit schoolfreeware / Openclipart

Business and education groups are expected to be in Columbus this week to defend the state’s Common Core curriculum in house hearings.

House Bill 597 would repeal the K through 12 educational standards, which are set to go into effect this school year—opponents see the standards as federal overreach. But business groups like the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce have been on board ever since Ohio passed its version of the standards in 2010.

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Around the Miami Valley
9:49 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Springfield South High School Renovation Underway

An open house was held at South High School recently to give residents a look at what will soon become the new educational hub.
Credit Wayne Baker / WYSO

The doors of historic Springfield South High School, which closed in 2008, were once again open to the public this week. An open house allowed residents and alumni to see what will soon become an educational hub for four other Clark County schools.

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